Abia APC inaugurates Acho Obioma, others as new state leaders
The Abia State chapter of the All Progressive Congress has inaugrated its State working committee led by a former member of the House of Representatives members Hon. Acho Obioma.
The former state chairman of the party chief Donatus Nwankpa, handed over the reigns of the party leadership to him at the party Secretariat on Azikwe road Umuahia the state capital on Thursday.
Nwankpa, said the emergency of Obioma, as the state chairman of the party is the wish of its teaming members, adding his reing marks the beginning of a new era in Abia APC.
Nwankpa, revealed that APC under his watch rose from the obscurity to limelight
He pointed out that the party cannot be highjacked by one man, who had refused to summit himself to the leadership of the party.
He insisted that there is no faction in Abia APC, rather there is a session of the party loyal to National care taker chairman of the party Mia- Buni.
In his acceptance speech Obioma, lauded the members of the party for counting him Worthy to be their leader, pointing out that he will do the job to best of his ability.
He urged members of the party to hold regular meeting at the ward and Local Government levels of the Party to strengthen their growth.He said, “Abia APC has discovered that all Abia residents wants a change of the government in the state. We are determined to bring that change to people of the state come 2023.“We are therefore soliciting the support of all and sundry to assist us in our quest to bring this change to Abia State”.
The publicity secretary of the party in the state Engr. Mike Odoemena, told journalists that Obioma, is the authentic state chairman of the APC, while the Secretariat remains that of No. 38 Azikwe road Umuahia.